December 31, 2020

Boot up the year by uploading these 5 tools to your new device

Did you get a new laptop, cell phone or a tablet during the holidays? Start your year off right by uploading these five essential tools via IT Connect:

November 24, 2020

Google Shared Drive offers online collaboration space

Collaborate more easily with Google Shared Drive, where online documents are owned by the Google Shared Drive, not an individual.

November 18, 2020

Design better products and services with UX resources

Learn how to align a product or service with what your users need with online user experience (UX) design guides and by taking advantage of free UX consultation services at UW. Produced by UX experts in UW Information Technology, the guides are relevant to any stage of development, and can help even those new to…

New UW-IT study will explore technology and infrastructure needs of UW researchers

UW-IT will survey 7,500 UW researchers this fall to identify unmet needs and pain points in several areas, such as data and computing, collaboration, and research technologies. The survey is a follow up to a two-year conversation UW-IT had in 2010 with Principal Investigators, leading to support for the early efforts of the eScience Institute,…

October 12, 2020

Physics of a deadly virus uncovered with UW’s supercomputer

Read how UW researchers are using Hyak, the University’s supercomputer, to speed up critical, potentially life-saving research on COVID-19. It’s because research being done by Zachary Montague in the Department of Physics could continue without interruption that Hyak was declared an essential research facility early during the pandemic. Other pandemic-related research on Hyak is under…

October 5, 2020

Find technology for working remotely with important webpage

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If COVID-19 is keeping you at home, this website helps you find technology tools that help you work, study and teach remotely. This page is regularly updated to keep you informed about the latest technology tools to help you succeed at the UW.

September 25, 2020

UW receives $1 million to further advancement of women with disabilities in STEM Careers

Read how UW-IT’s DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) is partnering with Prof. Cecilia Aragon and others on a new project to advance the career of women with disabilities in STEM fields. Aragon, a professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering, hopes the project will address systemic issues that impact career advancement…

April 21, 2020

Increased storage for SharePoint Online sites, Microsoft Teams and Office 365 Groups

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The default storage space for UW SharePoint Online sites, Microsoft Teams, and Office 365 Groups has been expanded to 25TB by UW Information Technology.

March 20, 2020

Scheduling office hours? Turn on the Waiting Room option in Zoom

Control when someone joins your Zoom meeting by turning on the Waiting Room. Learn how to enable this feature and admit attendees one by one or all at once. Enable the Zoom Waiting Room in your settings.

January 29, 2020

Take advantage of UW’s EDUCAUSE membership and propose a conference talk

Submit a proposal by Feb. 13 and share your knowledge and ideas at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, one of the largest higher education IT conferences in the country. With UW’s EDUCAUSE membership, you can take advantage of the content available on best practices and professional development opportunities too. Simply choose “University of Washington” when you log…

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